Apple Oat Muffins with Cinnamon Glaze (Gluten Free, No Added Sugar) / by Rosie Berger

apple muffins.jpg

In my recent journey of non-refined sugar life, I knew I was gonna need something to munch on.  Cue these cute little muffins made with oat flour! If you feel like treating yourself, put a little honey or cream cheese on top!

INGREDIENTS

MUFFIN

1.5 cup pureed apple

1 cup softened butter

1 egg

1 tsp vanilla extract

2 cups oat flour

1/4 tsp salt

1/2 tsp baking powder

GLAZE

1 apple in small chunks

1 tbsp cinnamon

2 tsp lemon juice

1/4 cup water

METHOD

  1. Preheat oven to 350

  2. Grease muffin tin with butter or coconut oil

  3. Mix apple and butter on low in stand or hand mixer until smooth and fluffy (2-3 mins)

  4. Add egg and vanilla, mix.

  5. Mix dry ingredients in separate bowl

  6. While mixer is running, slowly add dry ingredients until combined evenly.

  7. Fill muffin compartments fully

  8. Bake for 30-35 minutes, until light golden brown and a skewer poked into middle comes out clean.

  9. While muffins are baking, add glaze ingredients to a medium saucepan

  10. Cook on low-medium until apples are soft and brown

  11. Strain into heat proof bowl (remember to scrap the thicker stuff off the bottom of the scraper - your’e really just trying to get rid of the peels.

  12. When muffins are removed, brush them with the glaze.

    Makes a dozen regular sized muffins.  Recipe can be doubled!

apple muffins 2.jpg